Everest Panorama Trekking is short yet iconic walking holiday activity up in the Himalayas. It is also known as the Everest View Trek among trekkers across the globe. The journey serves best of the best mountain vistas in less than a week’s vacation.
Imagine that you have a week’s holiday. Moreover, your wish is to gather the mountainous memory. Even more suiting is the sight of three gigantic mountains above eight thousands meter height. No worries! Everest Panorama Trekking endows all.
Itinerary of this short trekking is similar to Everest Base Camp Trekking with slight adjustments. Even if the trekkers trek halfway point of the EBC trail, experiences is not dwarfed here either. Mountain vistas and Sherpa Villages are in fact more during panorama trekking.
This phase lasts for two days. Once trekkers reach the Lukla on a spectacular mountain flight they start their walking journey. After staying overnight at Phakding on a first day trekkers continue their trek to Namche Bazaar.
This circuit has more than 7 suspension bridges over the Dudhkoshi River. The most iconic bridge crossing is at Larpchen Bridge which is also called as Hillary Bridge. In about an hour from Namche Bazaar the first sighting of Mt. Everest definitely hype up trekkers. Evening strolling of the town is also equally memorable. There are numerous eateries, shops and teahouses in the town. Every trekker will be amazed by the grandeur of town even if it is located at an altitude of 3440 m.
On this phase of Everest Panorama Trekking trekkers explore the majestic villages of Sherpa people. This phase lasts for 2 days and it traverses through villages of Khunde, Tengboche and Khumjung. These places in the Khumbu are heavily habituated by Sherpa people.
These places offer magnificent vistas of mountains along with chance to witness the great Sherpa lifestyle in their own courtyard. Tengboche monastery visit cleanses the spiritual side as well. Moreover, the panoramic view of Pangboche valley is sight to behold. The Nuptse wall and the Lhotse along with Mt. Everest seen on this phase are overwhelming.
If you want to understand about the Sherpa culture and traditions then the Panorama Trekking is an ideal choice.
Everest Panorama Trekking in Nepal is definitely satisfying walking trip. In just about a week’s time one can explore the Sherpa villages and an abode of Mt. Everest. Therefore, book today and contact our travel planners for the affordable trip package.
Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be displaying an Ace the Himalaya signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at hotel.
The very next morning, after breakfast you will be taken for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You can visit the center of pilgrimage Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient and essentially enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath might make you feel calm and peace and visit Patan the city of fine arts and Durbar Square is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments. On the journey back to the hotel, you can explore the local areas, gullies, and lifestyle. After your dinner, you can perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous streets like Thamel and Durbarmarg. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to the Domestic Airport for the Trans Himalayan flight and dramatic landing on the hillside at Lukla: gateway to the Khumbu/Everest region. Meet your local porters and walk downhill to the Sherpa settlement of Cheplung. The trail then follows the side of the Dudh Koshi Valley before ascending to Ghat (2,530m/8,350ft). Another gentle hour leads up to Phakding. Overnight in Phakding at Lodge.
On this day, we will trek to Namche Bazaar, we follow the Dudh Koshi climbing from side to side with Himalayan pine and cedar trees before reaching the capital set and trading post of Everest Region-Namche Bazaar. Namche is actually famous for a historic trading post where Tibetans and Nepalese traders exchange dried meat, salt, and textiles. Here, you can also visit local markets and buy traditional crafts. The first sights of Everest and other adjoining peaks come into view. Overnight at Lodge.
Today is rest day. You will spend your entire day in Namche by taking complete rest as acclimatization to gain altitude, planning for forthcoming trips and getting habituated to your trekking destinations. To acclimatize, you visit Khunde Hospital which was set up by Sir Edmund Hillary, Everest view Hotel for sunset views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and AmaDablam. Overnight at Lodge.
The trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Kosi with magnificent views of the mountains. We’ll have trekked to an altitude of 3,860 m upon reaching Tengboche. Inside the monastery are incredibly ornate wall hangings, a 20-foot sculpture of Buddha, and the musical instruments and robes of the Lamas. The group will be taken to observe a prayer ceremony either in the evening or in the morning depending on how the trekking goes this day. Overnight at a Lodge.
Retrace the journey back to Shanasha, from Shanasha where the trail from Khumjung, Gokyo and to Namche meets. Trekking up for about 2 hours and then leveling off until we reach the village of Khumjung. Heading to Khumjung the largest settlement of Khumbu Valley is one of the oldest and largest Sherpa settlements in the Khumbu region (Everest region). The village is the seat of Khumjung village development committee which includes Khunde, Khumjung, Tyangboche, Pangboche, Pheriche, Dole, Machhermo, Lobuche, Dingboche, Gokyo and some small town, the valley is surrounded by the snowy peaks of Kongde and Thamserku. We can take a take a short hike up to the monastery to view the yeti “scalp” at the Khumjung monastery. Overnight at Lodge.
It is easy working with absorb the magnificent views of surroundings, after Namche Bazaar the trail descent steeply back to Dudh Koshi River. The trail is easier now as we are losing altitude, and we can enjoy a gentle walk on the trail Jorsalle. We will work though the forest of magnolia, giant firs and rhododendrons with the view of distance snow covered peak before arriving Phakding. Phakding is a crowed place but better for your overnight settlement. Spent your night at one of the good lodges here, enjoying the local tradition and culture. Overnight at Lodge.
It will be just a 3 hrs easy and gentle trail back to Lukla. The trail drops steeply and runs level through out the day.Enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa village arrival in Lukla. You’ll have time to stroll around the local areas. In the evening you can enjoy a typical Nepalese dinner and cultural show. Overnight in hotel.
Early in the morning, we will take a flight to return back to Kathmandu. After that, we will transfer to our hotel in Kathmandu. Rest of the day you can explore around Kathmandu if any remaining or you may go for shopping. Overnight in hotel.
After checking out of the hotel, our representative will take to the airport for your flight home. Or if you want to stay longer for short tours i.e. National parks, rafting, and mountain biking, hiking, etc. do not forget to ask us.
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